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With 1,000 days to go until the opening ceremony of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, thoughts are turning to how the games can become a positive vehicle for change in a culture often averse to it.

Japan is a country with a wealth of accessibility-conscious infrastructure, with the great majority of train and metro stations easily navigable for wheelchair users and people with other disabilities. But culturally, there is a lot of work to be done, and some believe the Paralympics may prove a catalyst.

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